Is stramit a colorbond?

Is stramit a colorbond?

Stramit account holders can buy COLORBOND® Ultra coated Stramit steel products from their local Stramit office. We do not sell direct to the public but our products are stocked by retail outlets across Australia.

Does stramit use Bluescope Steel?

Are Stramit products made from Bluescope Steel? Most of Stramit’s building products are made from Bluescope Steel. We also use specialty materials that are not produced in Australia like ZAM® from Japan, and MagnaFlow® from New Zealand to make our structural or roofing products even more durable.

What is stramit roofing?

Stramit is produced by a patented process of heat and pressure, that utilises the resinous substances within the straw. The commercial success of Stramit as an alternative partition material to gypsum board (eg 300,000 houses in the UK) resulted in its being awarded a British Standard (BS 4046 Compressed Strawboard).

What is a cladding wall?

Cladding in construction is material applied over another to provide a skin or layer and used to provide a degree of thermal insulation and weather resistance, and to improve the appearance of buildings. Between the cladding and the wall there is a cavity where rain can run down.

What is the difference between colorbond and colorbond Ultra?

Colorbond Ultra is a type of higher grade Colorbond steel sheets that are more suitable for extreme environments. In essence, the Colorbond Ultra is a pre-painted product with a core made of Aluminium, Zinc, and Magnesium alloy-coated steel with Activate® technology.

How much does a sheet of colorbond cost?

Colorbond roofing costs anywhere from $53 to $97 per square metre for installation, or $13 to $37 per sheet. The cost depends on the type of sheeting: Corrugated iron roofing costs $13 to $18 per m2. Powder-coated Colorbond costs around $22 per m2.

What is stramit board made of?

Stramit is a 60mm thick board used between the upright studs. It’s made of compressed straw. These boards are about 120mm wide and are faced with paper and skimmed, very thinly I would add.

What is K panel?

K-Panel® cladding is a low-cost, easy-fix cladding with a broad 864mm cover and low rib height, making it ideal for garage doors, soffit linings, fascias and other cladding applications.

How do you cut a stramit board?

Resistance to damage – Unlike gypsum board, Stramit panels can be handled like timber and be cut with a hand-held power saw or a hand saw with wide teeth setting. They are not easily damaged or broken in transit and can also be glued, nailed or drilled and will accept render, plaster, paint and wall paper.

What cladding is banned?

The ban also means that all foam-based insulation, plastic fibre-based composites and timber-based walling and cladding materials will not be available for use on buildings less than 18 metres.

Is Wall cladding good?

Wall cladding is a great way to protect a building from adverse weather elements, as well as other types of irritants that could have a negative effect on the building. Wall cladding is the process of layering one material on top of another material which will create a skin layer over the walls.

How is the Stramit UniGuard wall system tested?

Stramit’s cladding profiles have been comprehensively tested, including independent tests at the Cyclone Testing Station. While formal data is not currently available, the Stramit Uniguard™ Fire Resisting Wall System has intrinsic acoustic properties that aid noise attenuation.

Which is Stramit roof and wall cladding to use?

Accentuate the look and feel of corrugated roof and wall cladding with Stramit’s Curved Corrugated and Bullnose cladding. A balanced design of water-carrying capacity, wind load performance and simple fixing makes Monoclad cladding versatile to use.

How big does Stramit wall sheeting need to be?

Spans over 900mm require the sidelaps to be stitched at mid-span. More installation information is available in Stramit’s Wall Sheeting and Cladding Product Technical Manual for your region: All fasteners should conform with AS3566 – Class 3 and be compatible with the cladding material used.

Can a Stramit fire resisting wall be fixed?

The steel cladding of the Stramit Uniguard™ Fire Resisting Wall System may be fixed with a vertical or diagonal orientation. The steel cladding orientation is primarily aesthetic and does not affect system performance. Limit state pressures shown below are applicable to equal, double and internal/end span combinations.